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Carved tortoise-shell comb with nine teeth; semicircular top carved in design of bunches of grapes and grape leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

11.4 x 12.6 x 3.2 cm (4 1/2 x 4 15/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

53.2293

Medium or Technique

Carved tortoiseshell

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Hair Ornaments